Sunday, November 23, 2008

Climax


Climax, NC, originally uploaded by Adam's Journey.

Climax.

This Guilford County town, established in 1853, doesn't have as a tawdry of a history as its name suggests.

The town of Climax is named such because of its location on high ground. It's altitude 824 feet.

A number of other towns in North Carolina received their name because of their elevation either in comparison to the surrounding area or along a rail line. Apex and High Point are two examples.

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